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Independence Day in Costa Rica

Is Independence Day a Public Holiday?

Independence Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Independence Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016ThuSep 15Independence DayNational holiday
2017FriSep 15Independence DayNational holiday
2018SatSep 15Independence DayNational holiday
2019SunSep 15Independence DayNational holiday
2020MonSep 14Independence DayNational holiday
2020TueSep 15Independence DayObservance
2021MonSep 13Independence DayNational holiday
2021WedSep 15Independence DayObservance
2022ThuSep 15Independence DayObservance
2022MonSep 19Independence DayNational holiday
2023FriSep 15Independence DayNational holiday
2024SunSep 15Independence DayNational holiday
2025MonSep 15Independence DayNational holiday
2026TueSep 15Independence DayNational holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.